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Nov. 5 – Dec. 22 Genius and jealousy collide in the opulent salons and opera houses of 18th-century Vienna.
Atlanta Ballet: The NutcrackerThe Kennedy Center
Nov. 27 – Dec. 1 the Kennedy Center debut of Atlanta Ballet and its extraordinary new production.
Come From AwayThe Kennedy Center
Dec. 10, 2019 – Jan. 5, 2020 Takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them.
Escaped AloneSignature Theatre
Oct. 17 – Nov. 3 Caryl Churchill's (Cloud 9, Top Girls) electrifying Signature debut is a caustically funny and surreal afternoon of tea and calamity.
The Hip Hop NutcrackerStrathmore
Dec. 17 – 19 Join Maria-Clara and the Nutcracker Prince as they set off for a magical adventure…in modern day New York City.
Mark Morris Dance Group: PepperlandThe Kennedy Center
Nov. 13 – 16 New production that celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ groundbreaking album Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.
Art on TapThe Art League
Fri. Nov 1 Craft beers from local breweries have been artfully paired selected artwork. Local restaurants have chosen a brew/artwork coupling to serve as their muse to create the perfect complimentary appetizer.
Emmy BlotnickAMP by Strathmore
Fri. Nov 22 Emmy Blotnick is a rising star in the comedy world.
Cirque MeiCenter for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Oct 19 Direct from the People’s Republic of China, this ensemble of elite circus performers thrills the young and old alike with their amazing feats of agility, strength, and poise.
Dave Koz & FriendsStrathmore
Mon. Dec 9 Koz and special guests bring the cheer like never before, performing fresh renditions of Christmas classics as well as a Hanukkah medley and hits from his catalog.
Béla Fleck & The FlecktonesStrathmore
Mon. Dec 2 Fleck has reunited the original lineup for a very special tour.
Step Afrika! Step XplosionStrathmore
Sun. Jan 12, 2020 Tracing step’s roots to the African American percussive traditions of patting juba, hambone, ring shout, and tap.
Washington Performing Arts: Taipei Symphony OrchestraStrathmore
Fri. Nov 15
Washington Performing Arts: Chick Corea TrilogyStrathmore
Wed. Oct 30
National Philharmonic: Holiday Singin' PopsStrathmore
Fri. Dec 6
Balancing BodiesThe Kennedy Center
Oct. 31 – Nov. 2
Washington Performing Arts: Drew PetersenThe Kennedy Center
Sat. Oct 19
DEMO by Damian Woetzel: BalletXThe Kennedy Center
Oct. 25 – 26
Washington Performing Arts: Spektral QuartetThe Kennedy Center
Tue. Oct 29
Women Suffragists and the Men Who Supported ThemNational Archives
Thu. Oct 17
Summoned: Frances Perkins and the General WelfareNational Archives
Sat. Oct 26
NPO: Voices of Light, Richard Einhorn's score and the silent film The Passion of Joan of ArcStrathmore
Sat. Nov 23
Rightfully Hers: American Women and the VoteNational Archives
Thru Jan. 3, 2021
Renée Fleming VOICES: Joyce DiDonatoThe Kennedy Center
Nov. 8 – 9